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George Crosley WHITE

Regimental number3245
Place of birthCampbelltown Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTownsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Enlistment date4 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918

Military Medal

'During an attack on the enemy trenches South of MORLANCOURT near ALBERT, on night 10/11th June, 1918, this man rushed forward in advance of his platoon to an enemy bombing post under very heavy bombing and rifle fire, and killed the garrison of the trench. Later during consolidation, by his spirit and energy, he showed a wonderful example to all the men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal, Military Medal.

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